A Gallery: Odell Small Batch Revival

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Ahh, finally it’s spring, and that means means more and more outdoor gatherings of Colorado’s craft beer enthusiasts. Last Saturday Odell Brewing Co brought back an event from the past, and they called it the Small Batch Revival. Odell had over 25 of their finest hand crafted beers on tap, giving visitors an opportunity to […]

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

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Memorial Day has come and gone which means it is officially summertime which means that summer inspired cupcakes are in order.  Cherry limeade is one of my favorite thirst quenching beverages but in cupcake form with beer added, it is simply sublime. Makes approximately 24 cupcakes. Cupcake: ○ 1/2 cup butter ○ 2 limes juice […]

Denver Whiskey Club, Time to Join Up!

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    Some of you may have heard of the Denver Whiskey Club before but for those of you who haven’t or just haven’t been yet, now is the time to join up.  We always have a great time drinking whiskey for less than you would normally pay and are educated about whiskey in the […]

American Craft Beer Week – Let’s keep it going

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Hopefully everyone was able to get out to their local beer bar, restaurant, or bottle shop last week and support American Craft brewers with an actual purchase of their product. The amount of quality brew out in the marketplace is staggering, so, you probably just scratched the surface. Remember to continue that practice throughout the […]

Memorial Day Weekend off the Wagon: 5/26-5/30

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Your weekend forecast * Thursday, May 26th High of 73, low of 48 — Mostly Cloudy 10% chance of precipitation Friday, May 27th High of 68, low of 48 — Partly Cloudy 20% chance of precipitation Saturday, May 28th High of 64, low of 48 — Partly Cloudy 20% chance of precipitation Sunday, May 29th […]

Firestone Walker launching in Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, missing Denver

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We just got word from Firestone Walker that they’re launching in Colorado June 21st. However, they won’t be in Denver just yet. They’ve been unable to find a distributor in Denver with a large enough cold storage to serve our very large beer market. Elizabeth Kagan, Firestone Walker’s Sales Manager for this territory, explained: We […]

New Belgium plans two new collaborative Lips of Faith brews

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New Belgium is planning two new Lips of Faith batches, both collaborations of sorts. One is a brew with Clutch, a hard-rock band out of Maryland. The other is a collaboration between New Belgium and Elysian, and will be New Belgium’s first pumpkin beer. BeerNews.org has more details, but here’s the label description for Clutch: […]

Going Beyond the Pink Persuasion: 2010 Dry Rosé Lineup

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(Note: Pink Patio Party at John Holly’s Bistro on June 1st 5-730p! $15 gets you apps, sushi and over 15 kinds of rose! Call now to make a reservation. Spots are being taken fast! ) Have we done it? Have we finally convinced you that rosé is not for sissies? Have we changed your point […]

WWJD: What Would Jackson Drink?

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This article is part of a running series of historical event/ beer pairings. Andrew Jackson: America’s favorite president. OK, so more accurately, he was a highly controversial, as-much-hated-as-venerated Tennessean who happened to become president. I find him a more nuanced, tragic character; a victim of his own demons. Regardless, he was portrayed as a ruffian […]

Denver Food Trucks Back At It

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Do you like food? Do you also like Lorenzo Lamas? Well, renegade, do we have a party for you. Originally slated for April 30 and rescheduled due to crappy weather, the Denver Food Truck Renegades are throwing down this Friday, May 27, at 4pm on 9th and Bannock. It is rain or shine this time […]

Rye Whiskey Revival

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A long time ago, in a place not to far away, rye whiskeys were a staple of the drinking culture.  Far and wide across the land people were sipping on a brown distillate made mostly of rye (at least 51%)  in addition to corn, barley and other grains.  Different regions had different styles of rye […]

Film on the Rocks returns next Tuesday

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Hey, careful, man, there’s a beverage here! — The Dude The new season of Film on the Rocks start up next week. Movies, music, friends, views of Denver, smuggled booze, thunderstorms, and an entire crowd shouting every word to a movie that came out over 20 years ago. This dude abides. The lineup has been […]

Denver Whiskey Club announces June Meeting

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Denver Whiskey Club has once again teamed up with Interstate Kitchen and Bar to host an amazing whiskey event.  Master of Whiskey Robert Sickler will host an evening of Whiskey and food.  This gent is the cat’s meow! Space is limited so make you reservations now by calling interstate at 720-479-8829. Cheers! A Spirited Summer […]

Wynkoop’s United Tastes of Belgium

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Wynkoop celebrated American Craft Beer Week in style last Saturday, hosting their first ever United Tastes of Belgium. They played host to numerous Colorado breweries, and  a few out of staters, celebrating how American breweries tackle Belgian style beers. There were some amazing sours, a bunch of great Dubbels, Trippels and Saisons, and a huge […]

“Safe Zones”: A Guide for Women

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Remember playing cops and robbers?  Once the game got going, there was running, chasing, dodging, ducking all over the place.  Maybe you got touched, maybe you got tackled.  But there always was a safe zone. Now that we’re a little “grown up,” we may not play Cop and Robbers (unless it’s a more intimate setting). […]

Beer Porn of the Week

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Unibroue La Terrible   [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Monday Morning Blues – Howlin Wolf – Smokstack Lightning

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Avery announced #8 in the barrel-aged series: Meretrix

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In ancient Rome, registered prostitutes were called meretrices while the unregistered ones fell under the broad category prostibulae. [Source: Wikipedia] Yesterday, BeerNews.org released the news that Avery’s next small batch barrel-aged beer would be called Meretrix. A little about the brew: She’s patiently awaited you for two years. Aging gracefully in beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon barrels and accompanied by […]

Top CO Chefs to pair food and beer at Taste of Elegance

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FOODIE AND BEER LOVER ALERT: This is not an opportunity you want to miss. Wine Country Network is sponsoring Taste of Elegance this year at the Omni Interlocken Resort (500 Interlocken Blvd, Broomfield) on Tuesday, June 7th beginning at 6:00pm.  This Chef’s Food and Beer Competition will pair award-winning craft beers with the genius culinary skills of […]

New Belgium plans second brewery on the East Coast

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Apparently those East Coasters really loved that Fat Tire they tried after a day on the slopes. The Westword’s Jonathan Shikes just broke news that New Belgium Brewing, in Fort Collins, is planning a second brewery on the East Coast. They haven’t decided where, exactly, but somewhere close to the coast. This follows news of […]